Erfurt - In the 43 Thuringian hospitals, around 2.8 billion euros in total costs accumulated last year. This was good 106 million euros or 3.9 percent more than in the previous year, announced today in Erfurt. Around two thirds of the money, or good 1.7 billion euros, was spent on staff. 36.1 percent or around one billion euros were material costs.
Compared to 2016, these expenses increased by 40 million euros or 4.1 percent . Around half of the material costs related to medical supplies, such as medicines, consumables, instruments, laboratory supplies and implants.